Biology for Queensland Units 1–4


2025 General Senior Syllabus

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Biology for Queensland Units 1–4 (Fourth edition) has been updated to align to the Biology 2025 General Senior Syllabus and provides support for the teaching of the alternative sequence.

This new edition retains the best-in-market print Student Books, now featuring a new ground-breaking digital teaching and learning experience that takes lesson planning and in-class instruction to a new level.

Guide every student to achieve their best with clear learning intentions and success criteria mapped to the syllabus. Students are supported at every step with targeted resources to address gaps in understanding. Prior knowledge quizzes lay the foundation, while ongoing confidence checks against success criteria ensure students stay on track and succeed!

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You can trust our expert Queensland authors and award-winning publishing team to support you with the tools and resources you need to teach the Queensland Senior Biology Syllabus.

Natalie Quinn began her career as a terrestrial ecologist before moving into secondary education and is now a Head of Department (Science) for Education Queensland at Wynnum State High School.

She has completed a Master of Education, conducted scientific research, and has 10 years experience teaching Biology, Chemistry, and Psychology in a variety of state and independent schools across Queensland.

Natalie is the author of the Oxford Study Buddy for Biology and is a QCAA Subject Matter Expert for Biology and Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Matthew Schmidt has been teaching for 9 years, including teaching senior biology since 2018. Holding a Bachelor of Marine Studies and a Graduate Diploma of Education, his main areas of interests within biology are ecology and aquatic organisms.

Currently a passionate science teacher based at Wynnum State High School, Matthew has experience teaching 7–10 science as well as senior Biology, Science in Practice and Aquatic Practices.

Jessica Brodbeck has been teaching Senior Biology, Science, and Mathematics since 2018, and has been a Year Coordinator for 5 years. She completed her Bachelor of Science, majoring in Immunology and Parasitology, before completing her Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary).

She implemented the 2019 Senior Syllabus within Balmoral State School, and has since worked as a QCAA marker, endorser, and confirmer since its introduction, as well as working as a senior biology private tutor.

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